The Eugene G. Boss Collection of Lincolniana contains ephemera about Abraham Lincoln. The collection includes engravings, prints, letters, photographs, objects, newspaper clippings, and books. The documents focus on Lincoln's political career. Some original letters signed by Lincoln were transferred to the Presidential Autographs collection, a separate manuscripts collection.
A collection, assembled by author Nelson Bond (1908-2006), of 18 typed letters, dated 1949-1996, received from science fiction writer Ray Bradbury (1920-2012). Includes 5 typed letters signed from Nelson Bond, dated 1957 to 1976. Additional items regarding Bradbury sent by Nelson Bond to friend Allen Ahearn (owner, Quill and Brush).
The Goetz A. Briefs Papers comprise correspondence, manuscripts and printed materials, consisting of 1.5 linear feet of material arranged in 60 folders in 1 box. Extent: 1.5 linear feet Number of boxes: 1 Bulk dates: 1948 - 1971 Span dates: 1948 - 1987
Of diplomatic, historical and literary value, the journal of James Percy Brown documents the life of a wealthy young American living in Paris from 1834-1835 during the reign of Louis Philippe.
The John L. Brown papers 1, consist of 99 folders of correspondence from literary and artistic luminaries, including writers Sylvia Beach, John Dos Passos, Anne Fremantle, Katherine Anne Porter, Alice B. Toklas; philosopher Jacques Maritain; photographer Brassai; poets Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and Giuseppe Ungaretti, and many more. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.
Addendum to John L. Brown papers 1, 2, 3, 4. Includes research source materials (notes, newspaper/magazine articles); family photographs, and Brown's journals.